Nov 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
property tax hike. >> we asked the community for five years of support. so it's a five-year tax. it equals about $21 per year on a $300,000 home. >> ballot initiative 1-a came to a vote in november 2010. surprisingly, it passed. in its first year, 1-a raised $5 million. one of the beneficiaries, the windowmueller family. with diane still unemployed their rental assistance is extended until march 2012. but in return, hhs demands proof that the family is now living on a strict budget. >> they want an accountability for sure. and they asked us to cut back and cut back and cut as much as possible. >> lord, we thank you for this day. amen. >> so the family eliminates vacations. dinners out and afternoon-school activities for the kids. they cancelled their cable. downgrade their internet service. stopped using credit cards and start shopping for clothes in thrift stores. but they decide to keep the big suv. was the suv a symbol of better days? >> yes. yes. definitely. a symbol of security and success and solidly middle class people. >> that solid, middle class life seems like a distant me
Nov 23, 2012 10:00pm PST
morning, so much more. nonetheless, the grieving widow was taxing their patience. >> okay. the game's over with, okay? there's no more games with you and i. now we are going to get down to serious business. >> reporter: interrogators hadn't let on to dalia that hers wasn't a fresh name to them. in fact this moment inside the police interview room was the culmination of an investigation that was already a week old. in what would become just a sensational case, and for a brief while as popular as piano playing cats on youtube, began when a man walked into the police station here one evening and said add strange story to tell, a married lover of his h. detective alex moreno didn't know what to make of this walk-n >> first, he is giving you the information, you don't know what to think. here is guy sleeping with a guy's wife and now she is trying to get somebody to kill him. >> pretty juicy story. >> exactly. >> reporter: detective moreno had his tipster run his story down from the top. the man was named mohammed, he said he was a part-time actor who worked at a convenience store.